Drury 's Management & Cost Accounting is the market-leading European text on management accounting and is a comprehensive authority on all aspects of the subject. The book has been streamlined and substantially redesigned in its 6th edition to make the book even more suitable for the needs of today 's student. There are both printed and web-based resources for the book at www.drury-online.com. The site is packed with valuable resources for students and lecturers. There are resources that are open to access for all and there are resources that are restricted to lecturers ' use only. The aim of the sixth edition is to explain the principles involved in the design and evaluation of management and cost accounting information systems. The emphasis in the book is on management accounting systems - those that are used to accumulate, classify, summarize and report information that will be used for internal decision-making purposes within an organisation. However, cost accounting systems, that record cost information for external reporting and internal profit measurement purposes, are also comprehensively covered. This new edition has been brought full up to date with the latest developments in the subject, is stronger pedagogically with the addition of answers to questions, and now contains more real-world mini-cases to bring home the relevance of the subject matter to the real world of business.